6400 Universal Precautions

Policy Type: 

The Board of Trustees recognizes that the health and physical well­ being of the students and employees of this College depend in large measure upon the cleanliness and sanitary management of the schools.

The Board directs that a program of hygienic management be instituted in the schools and explained annually to all staff members.

The President shall prepare procedures for the handling and disposal of body wastes and fluids. Such procedures shall include the protection of staff members who clean or handle blood or blood-soaked items, vomitus, saliva, urine, or feces; the disinfection of surfaces and items in contact with such matter; the disposal of such matter in sealed containers; and the frequent and through cleansing of hands and any other body parts that contact such matter.

The President shall develop and supervise a program, including periodic inspection, for the cleanliness and sanitary management of the buildings, grounds, and equipment pursuant to law.

A.C. Rule R340.1301

Adopted Date: 
Monday, February 20, 1995
Board Approved